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tv   Arts and Culture  Deutsche Welle  December 3, 2019 10:45pm-11:01pm CET

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drakkar is marauding through the streets of cali in france but don't worry it's just better on the move. up basel is one of the leading contemporary art fairs in the world originating in the swiss city back in 1970 it has expanded so much of it now holds in hong kong for the asian markets and in miami to attract of course american by us this year in miami there's more for sale than ever before and also more public installations for all to see like this one the big each. a traffic jam sinking into a world famous speech miami beach this is one of the public installations at this year's miami art basel it's made completely of sand in the 60 cars are already hit with visitors who like to snap selfies with a freakish a beautiful stop just stumbled upon it. traffic jams as it puts. who
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knows who knows where the flags. maybe we should ask the artist leandro elec from argentina his installation is called order of importance gallic wanted to highlight the fragile nature of miami each which is located on a barrier island when it comes to witnessing kind of change the coastal resort city could be in the front room. deals with. our relationship with environment and the car seat ses is a metaphor a symbol of what we are. capable of in time soft. as a species in terms of construction in terms of building manufacturing the cars symbol of freedom technological progress and mobility are stuck in terminal gridlock with nowhere to go. i think this is something
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that goes beyond the egg or the ego or the out these they think that some public space is successful to all and hopefully. you know we. bring. some meaning to others the car sculpture is one of a number of public installations at this year's miami art basel that are going on display a few days ahead of the official launch. then a chawl is a pioneer of alpine architecture bowled in the mountainous region of south in northern italy he knows better than most the challenges of building high up on steep reaches or peaks outstanding projects like the experience along the border passed between austria and italy have attracted international attention his designs are straightforward indeed they're more like sculptures as he explained to us when
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we met up with him where else but high up in the mountains of. the 2 miles york pass the scene of hard and groundbreaking work more than half a century ago the high all pie and road connecting austria and italy was opened here architect a very natural knows how extreme conditions can inspire extreme feats especially when those extremes are in nature. in this magnificent landscape look around and you'll see everything's a sculpture and you can't respond to it with architecture all architecture fails so we try to respond with sculpture. like a great stone slab come to rest charles pos museum just saw it from the barren rock a 2500 meters elevation protruding into south to roll from austria it's a borderline experience in stone. i think is the architecture is always communication it's there to look at and to bring people closer to the land and make
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it comprehensible for example when someone walks through this building and looks out from the other side of the view they get a very different view of the landscape here. and if they stand here and turn around in a circle it's not at all the same as looking at one perspective through a picture frame so to speak in this way they experience the landscape more intensely. then. guards the mountains the way a movie director might. in fact the south to role native originally wanted to study film directing. he calls himself a minimalist even if the feelings involved are monumental. i think troy's architecture is emotion pure emotion so if there's one single idea one single concept to a building and it shapes every last detail. then
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a troll has designed 6 truck chairs for the tamils your experience as it's called along the alpine road. another of his projects was dedicated in autumn 2018 on the south to raleigh inside the timo transit museum it was a revival of a historical building. we were dealing with an old customs office building from the 1960 s. that's how it functioned and now it functions just as well as a museum but it's hard to speak a functioning. i'd almost rather say form follows landscape landscape. the architect avoids putting up entirely new structures he's seen as a master of revitalization his work on sigmund castle made his name far beyond south to roll his futuristic concepts have also drawn widespread attention. completed one of his boldest projects in 2017. he built his own private
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residence high above where he was born. the landscape is the star here nothing architect. and feed on the world if you make a mistake it's your own fault. for someone else you can't experiment with certain things that be a problem. so these are things you can try out on your own house. is high say they say the craftsmanship suffers on your own house some things never quite get finished and. that's the case with these holes that are part of the concrete structure. i'm sure i'll think of something more artistic down the line to make them look better and seal them up. with these. new seeds you know you always see your own mistakes you never achieve perfection you can always come up with something new and improved things and that's the motivation to one day really become a good architect so that's the dream. in spite of his modesty very
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natural is trying nothing less than to alter the image of his home country with his architectural ideas. is quite a house he has now the creator of the machines you're about to see likes to call the living architect and i suppose this dragon behind me is a kind of architecture that moves it's certainly frightening from here anyway this is currently roaming the streets of cali in france but the locals worried about. it's being built to entertain. people by a 5th a company called la machine in fact it's become quite a tourist attraction. a huge dragon is rampaging through the streets a cowling hissing breathing fire and it's here to stay so it's out to get a good look at its new layer and the people who live there but they need to be on
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the lookout this drag is a tricky one. to track and it's great she saw fast enough to get high to shout with my son from the dragon and wet from the rain in years but it's alright. the $72.00 ton dragon is 10 meters tall and 25 meters long after the show it'll be on display in cali starting in mid december it will make its rounds of the french quarter every 20 minutes carrying up to 16 brains souls on its back. it was built by the french theater group la machine which specializes in creatures like this from. the dragon was built from iron and wood a few months earlier in the city of known to in western france the project took some 2 years from the 1st sketches to the finished creation. it was designed by foss waddell it was yeah the founder of the machine some 80
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people work together to bring the dragon to life metal workers carpenters artists and software programmers. first i made a sketch sculpture used it to complete this wooden model so simply served as the prototype for the dragon of collector. then i had to be rendered digital as. the dragon skin is made up of some 200 individually crafted wooden components. rule. that was a bit more vivid than this one. i am. the symbol of the art. istook ensemble is a giant elephant and regularly takes a stroll around law machines exhibition grounds and no. visitors there can see and experience it along with several other mobile creatures that have been created over
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the past 20 years. back in cali it takes a crew of 17 people to execute and synchronize the dragon's movements. on the video is it that you stay in line with what. i look out that never never. part of their lives ok we're going to go to the jaws purrfect. it's a pilot sits inside the head and controls the heads movements and the dragon facial expressions. are 2 more people who control the jaws the tongue is the eyes and ears back as pierre is responsible for special effects like the water fire and steam even doesn't there's another for the wings and one or the tail even if you know
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there's one person for talon one who drives the vehicle and one in charge of overall coordination for every note that about don't you call them up with you so. when night falls the dragon really comes into its own. and by the next morning some people may not be quite sure if what they saw really happened or if it was all just a dream but. finally the hollywood actor jeff bridges is turning 70 he's appeared in over 75 movies today perhaps the most iconic was his role as the dude in the con brothers' cult film. the big lebowski back in 1998 so i leave you with some pictures from a famous dream sequence in that film happy birthday jeff bridges and dream all by.
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law. man. a man a man. even
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the you some souls are lacking in this small village inside. and yet the country is rich. but the huge oil revenues have been seeping out into government officials pockets. in the cities people have taken to the streets to protest. what can teachers and school children in the librarians to leave their 3000 in 30 minutes don't leave. a fuel with words. where i come from we don't want a way from a call from taisha. when i was 5 years old my father took me to his friends and i was hooked on the sports. the sport for a few months old and to see all sold. fencing as a language and
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a good source for it is a conversation. must keep your opponent understand that thinking new of the men to get close otherwise you can't score so. it's not unlike a tough interview really when interviewing politicians or corporate c.e.o.'s you have to wait for the right moment just to get around that defensiveness then make your move don't feel. you have to take risks to get results. i've got alphas and i work at. frankfurt. international gateway to the best connection self road and rail. located in the heart of europe you are connected to the whole world. experience on
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